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Triton Wins $13.4M Navy Deal

Triton Marine Construction Corp., Bremerton, Wash., is being awarded $13,420,000 for Task Order 0003 under a firm-fixed-price, indefinite-quantity, multiple award construction contract for design and construction of an applied instruction building at Naval Station, Newport, R.I. The building will be used for the Surface Warfare Officers School. Work will be performed in Newport, and is to be completed by February 2004. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The basic contract was competitively procured via the Naval Facilities Engineering Command e-solicitation Web site with five offers received and award made on Dec. 6, 2000. The total basic contract amount is not-to-exceed $100,000,000. The multiple contractors (four in number) may compete for task orders under the terms and conditions of the existing contract. Four proposals were received for this task order. The Engineering Field Activity Northeast, Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Lester, Pa., is the contracting activity (N62472-00-D-0800).

Norfolk to Receive New Damage Control School Trainer

By Robin Willis, Naval Facility Engineering Command Public Affairs Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC), Mid-Atlantic, awarded a $12,030,960 contract, Feb. 28, to the Hascall Company, Jacksonville, Fla., for design and construction of a two-story damage control school trainer facility at Naval Support Activity, Norfolk. "The Navy's commitment to training our Sailors is reflected in the construction of this new and modernized facility," said Lt

NAVFAC Southeast Awards Contract for Littoral Warfare Systems Facility

By Naval Facilities Engineering Command Southeast Public Affairs Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southeast awarded a $12.5 million contract on April 28 to Harry Pepper & Associates, Inc. of Jacksonville, Fla. for the design and construction of a Littoral Warfare Systems Facility at Naval Support Activity Panama City, Fla. The Littoral Warfare Systems Facility will be a center of excellence for research

Nova Group Secures Contract

Nova Group, Incorporated of Napa, Calif., is being awarded an $11,720,000 firm-fixed-price contract for consolidated drydock projects at the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility, Hawaii. Work will be performed at the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, and is expected to be completed by September 2004 for Project A, and March 2004 for

Watts-Healy Tibbitts Awarded Contract

Watts-Healy Tibbitts, (joint venture), , , is being awarded an $84.8m firm-fixed-price contract for construction of a submarine drive-in magnetic silencing facility at Beckoning Point, Naval Station, . The contract is incrementally funded with the first increment of $42.4m being allocated at the time of award. The second increment will be funded in FY 09 at $35.8m. An additional third increment will be funded in FY 10 at $6.5m

Naval Grant for DynCorp

DynCorp International LLC, Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $45,649,330 modification to previously awarded cost-plus-award-fee contract (N62742-08-C-1115) to exercise the second option period to provide support services for Philippines Operations Support in the Republic of the Philippines for the Joint Special Operations Task Force – Philippines.  The work is expected to provide for all labor, supervision, management, tools, materials, equipment, facilities, transportation

New Navy Contract

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, LLC, Oak Brook, Ill., is being awarded a $9,584,080 firm-fixed price contract for dredging services at the Naval Submarine Base New London.  The work to be performed provides for dredging services for pier side slips along the waterfront quay wall.  Work will be performed in Groton, Conn., and is expected to be completed by Feb. 2010.  Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year

Navy Contracts Awarded

Lockheed Martin, Maritime Systems & Sensors, Moorestown, N.J., is being awarded a $23,119,281 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the operation and maintenance of a limited in-service support program for the Royal Norwegian Navy new frigate (NNF) F310 CL program.These efforts include software baseline development/maintenance, software maintenance management, engineering support, configuration management, logistics repair, spares support and diminishing manufacturing sources/material shortages

DOE Recognizes NSWC Carderock for Federal Energy and Water Management

By Naval Sea Systems Command Office of Corporate Communications The U.S. Department of Energy (DoE) in selected Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Carderock, a Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) field activity, Aug. 18 for the 2008 Federal Energy and Water Management Award. NSWC Carderock is one of two Navy commands to earn the award for its energy efficiency and energy management program in the organization category.

New Navy Contracts

L3 Communications Titan Corp., San Diego, Calif., is being awarded a $5,617,177 modification on a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-07-C-0071), to exercise an option for the Phase II study and analysis to develop innovative solutions to be used in mission requirements for the Affordable Weapons System. This weapon system is being designed to fill a sea-based land attack and strike mission, to operate from ships

L-3 Receives Award for U.S. Navy EOSSs

L-3 KEO announced  it has been awarded a multi-million dollar contract option from the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) for nine MK 20 Electro-Optical Sensor Systems (EOSSs). L-3 KEO will build and test the systems, as well as perform engineering services activities

Navy Awards Contract for Passenger Terminal Renovation in Hawaii

Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Hawaii awarded a $20.5 million firm-fixed-price task order under a multiple award construction contract April 27 to Insight Pacific LLC, a small business in Anaheim, Calif.    The work to be performed is for repairs of the existing

Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Wins Environmental Awards


  Portsmouth Naval Shipyard (PNSY) was recently declared winner of two fiscal year 2014 Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Environmental Awards, one for Environmental Restoration-Installation and one for Cultural Resources Management-Small Installation.  

Campbell to Lead BAE Systems’ Ship Repair Business

Joseph Campbell (Image: BAE Systems)

BAE Systems has named Joseph Campbell as vice president and general manager of the company’s Ship Repair business, effective Jan. 14.   Campbell succeeds Bill Clifford, who will retire after a successful 46-year career in the U.S. Navy and the private sector.  

Full Steam Ahead for Navy's Science

Sean J. Stackley, assistant secretary of the Navy for research development and acquisition, joins Rear Adm. Mathias Winters daughter as they replace his one-star shoulder boards with two-star shoulder boards during a promo

  The Office of Naval Research (ONR) has begun a new era, as Rear Adm. Mathias W. Winter-a decorated aviator with advanced degrees in both computer science and national resource strategy-was sworn in as the chief of naval research (CNR).

NUWC Newport Holds Change of Command

Capt. Howard Goldman , right, reports that he has assumed command of Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) Division Newport to Rear Adm. Michael Jabaley, commander of NUWC (center), as the former commander of NUWC Newport, Capt. Todd Cramer,  looks on.

Capt. Howard Goldman relieved Capt. Todd Cramer as commander of the Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) Division Newport during a change of command ceremony on Friday, Nov. 14. A naval submariner originally from Baltimore, Md., Goldman is a 1987 graduate of Rice University in Houston, Texas

GE Helps US Navy Improve Energy Efficiency

GE’s Power Conversion business was chosen by Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) to build a test system for a cleaner and more productive future in full scale testing of shipboard propulsion and electrical distribution systems at its Naval Ship Systems Engineering Station (NAVSSES)

NUWC Newport Dedicates New Research Facility

Cutting the ribbon, from left, Dominic Galluci, P&S Construction; RI Congressman James Langevin; RI Governor Lincoln Chafee; Rear Adm. Michael Jabaley, commander, NUWC; Capt. Todd Cramer, commander, NUWC Division Newport; Mark Rodrigues, head NUWCs Platform and Payload Integration Department; Blair Decker, General Dynamics/Electric Boat; and RI Senator Jack Reed.

The Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) Division Newport dedicated a new $24.9 million Virginia Payload Tube Facility (VPTF) with a ribbon cutting today, Wednesday, October 15. The ceremony was followed by an opportunity for businesses with an interest in the technology to tour the facility and

Jay Cashman Wins Navy Contract

 Jay Cashman, Inc., Quincy, Massachusetts, is being awarded a $14,321,000 firm-fixed-price contract for USS Constitution, Berth 1 pier repairs at Charlestown Navy Yard. This project will provide a safe mooring for USS Constitution and the provision of safe visitor access to the ship

Shock Test Machine Saves Navy Big Bucks

Welding work: Image courtesy of NSWCCD

The Navy's new Deck Simulator Shock Machine (DSSM) improves shipboard electronics reliability while reducing testing costs as equipment evaluations began in Philadelphia, saving the Navy $75,000 per test, as it meassures the effects of simulated underwater explosions on electronic equipment

Phoenix International Awarded US$75-M Subsea Navy Contract

Subsea salvage work: Photo USN SUPSALV

US Department of Defense inform that Phoenix International Holdings Inc., Largo, Maryland, is being awarded a $75,000,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-award fee contract for worldwide undersea deep ocean search and recovery operations and associated services to support

Today in U.S. Naval History: September 12

Today in U.S. Naval History: September 12 1916 - First demonstration of automatic stabilization and direction gear in aircraft 1944 - 5th Fleet carrier aircraft begin three-day attack on Japanese shipping and facilities in Visayas, Philippines

Today in U.S. Naval History: September 9

Today in U.S. Naval History - September 9 1825 - USS Brandywine sails for France to carry the Marquis de Lafayette home after his year long visit to America. 1841 - First iron ship authorized by Congress 1940 - Navy awards contracts for 210 ships

Supervisor of Shipbuilding, Bath Change of Command Held

Capt. Michael Taylor relieved Capt. Robert Crowe as commanding officer, Supervisor of Shipbuilding (SUPSHIP), Bath, during a ceremony at Bath Waterfront Park

  Capt. Michael Taylor relieved Capt. Robert Crowe as commanding officer, Supervisor of Shipbuilding (SUPSHIP), Bath, during a ceremony at Bath Waterfront Park on Sept. 5.   As the 30th commanding officer, Taylor reports to SUPSHIP Bath after serving most recently as the test and

AMSEC Wins Two US Navy Contracts

Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) announced today that its AMSEC LLC subsidiary has been awarded two contracts in support of the United States Navy. Naval Sea Systems Command in Washington, D.C., awarded a contract to AMSEC for technical and logistical support services

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